TDH: Washington Co. over 1K active cases; over 3K active cases in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 131,383 confirmed cases and 2,325 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Sunday, an increase of 1,961 total cases since Saturday.

The health department also announced 1,324 confirmed deaths, 5,847 hospitalizations, and 92,655 recoveries. More than 1.8 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Saturay, TDH reported 129,509 confirmed cases and 1,304 confirmed deaths. 

TDH reported 209 new local cases: 50 in Washington County; 42 in Greene County, 32 in Hawkins County, 28 in Johnson County, 26 in each Sullivan and Carter Counties, and five cases in Unicoi County.

Fourteen new recoveries were reported: eight in Sullivan, two in Johnson, and one in each Carter, Greene, Hawkins, and Washington Counties. Unicoi was the only county that did not report recoveries Sunday.

There are currently 3, 094 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 2,899 cases on Saturday.

The following data was reported in local counties: 

Carter — 634 cases / 6 deaths / 151 recoveries
Greene — 605 cases / 9 deaths / 168 recoveries
Hawkins — 572 cases / 10 deaths / 151 recoveries
Johnson — 349 cases / 50 recoveries
Sullivan — 1,197 cases / 16 deaths / 816 recoveries
Unicoi — 184 cases / 77 recoveries
Washington — 1,455 cases / 2 deaths / 446 recoveries

Active cases by county: 

Carter – 477
Greene – 428
Hawkins – 411
Johnson – 299
Sullivan – 365
Unicoi – 107
Washington – 1,007

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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